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Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Overkill
Punch and Die

I buy my Rotex punches and dies from CE Tooling in Las Vegas. They can build anything you need is my understanding.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 03-10-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Overkill
Shape

Thats an interesting profile shape, where the thumbnail is relieved near the end instead of continuing up.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-22-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By Overkill
Welding table

For a single use like that, think about using a rented unit.

The holes will end up in better alignment if you just take the plate to a water jet company, have the plate squared and holes made with...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-21-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By Overkill
Mag Drills

It kinda depends on what you want to do, and where it needs to fit.

Many mag drills only use annular cutters and do not have much stroke. I have a compact Jancy unit that can slip in between,...
Forum: Announcements 02-20-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Overkill
Good to know

My B2 has a cracked lower blade. Still works great, but someday I know Im going to need to replace it.

Found a B3 rusting out behind a garage about 3 years ago. Tried to buy it, but she...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Overkill
Hobby

Yes, that is an obscure hobby indeed. Great repair.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Overkill
Great Job

And now I get to say I met a celebrity metal shaper back before he was famous. :lol:
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-05-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Overkill
Pipe Anvil

Gene Winfield has multiple sizes of pipe welded to a saw horse, each with a small gap to take the sheet metal. You can do the same thing by laying the sheet metal on a table and clamping a piece of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-31-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By Overkill
Looking good so far.

When you look at going hardtop, if you can eliminate the wind wing, it really gives the car a much lower look - it almost looks chopped. Fools the eye. I've seen it done with flat glass at SEMA...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-24-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,842
Posted By Overkill
Greg's ideas

Those are pretty cool ideas Greg, and I may use them in the future.

I was working on a project and used a chalk line, which messed me up because of the width of the line. In some projects, a...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-04-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,479
Posted By Overkill
Packing with sand

Just make sure the sand has been dried in an oven. You weld caps over both ends, after it's packed tightly. Having a form that supports the sides so they don't bulge out, is also recommended.
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Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-04-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,479
Posted By Overkill
Tubing benders

Most tubing bender brands top out at 2". There are some that go a bit bigger, but I'm not aware of 3". I wonder if the Hossfeld would go that large? Wrought iron guys and fence builders use them....
Forum: Individual Classifieds 12-27-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By Overkill
Curious

Ryan, I'm not your buyer, but I do have a couple questions.

What's the rated capacity?

Length of the throat?

HP, voltage, phase?

John
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-12-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Overkill
Handles

I like Dagger Tools faceted hammer handles for those of us that watch for hammers at swap meets.
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Forum: Individual Classifieds 12-12-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Overkill
Hi Kent

The Erco 476 sold to someone for full price before I got there to look at it.

On trail of an Eckold and a TM Air Hammer. Yes, I already have one of your hammers, but this will give me a few...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 12-06-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Overkill
Sold

Everything has been sold - thanks.
Forum: Introductions 12-03-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Overkill
Bomber seats

Post your progress here, love to see different ideas.
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 12-02-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By Overkill
Zinc

Zinc will plug up your shrinker jaws, and is slippery and will cause them to slip as well.
Forum: Business Classifieds 11-25-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By Overkill
Oh darn

More cool stuff Id like to have. :lol:
Forum: Individual Classifieds 11-13-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Overkill
Tooling

In addition I put both louver cutting dies and lower tool holders on ebay for sale.

Also some CP Planishing Hammer dies on ebay.

Sorry, no other tooling for sale.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 11-11-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Overkill
Pullmax P2 in Northern California

Ive listed my P2 for sale - all the information can be found at

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/tls/d/cloverdale-pullmax-p2/7229124003.html

$7000. On casters, 30 throat, VFD and plugs into...
Forum: Announcements 11-05-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By Overkill
The RodDoc

Yes, Richard always had interesting content. Really miss his CAD work showing the actions of various machines. Be well Richard.
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,846
Posted By Overkill
Who knew

Although it's in the UK, this site has some information

https://www.usedflypress.com/

It's just interesting to learn something about the different uses.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 10-31-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,190
Posted By Overkill
Full set

Lane sells them through ebay and says that it’s the best way to buy the set.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 10-30-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,190
Posted By Overkill
Available

We have them all available. See below.
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